New Issue and Call for Papers

The latest issue of Press Start is now online:  
Posted: 2016-12-07 More...

Game development students sought for new writing partnership initiative


Over the coming months, we're trialling a new initiative that will pair up confident writers with excellent game development students to help support the development of collaborative articles for Press Start.

Posted: 2016-09-30 More...

Special Issue published


The Editorial Board are delighted to announce that our special issue, entitled 'Negotiating Gamer Identities', has now been published:

The call for papers to appear in our next regular issue is now open.

Posted: 2016-07-19

Latest issue published

Volume 2 Issue 2 of Press Start is now online:  
Posted: 2015-12-11

Call for Papers: 'Negotiating Gamer Identities' Special Issue

The Press Start Journal invites the submission of analyses and reflections regarding the recent controversies surrounding the plurality of players, communities of play, and perceived gamer culture (in terms of gender, race, sexuality, class, #gamergate, etc.), as part of a special issue on negotiating gamer identities. Through this special issue, Press Start aims to allow undergraduate students, graduate students, and PhD candidates to contribute to this timely site of discourse.  
Posted: 2015-10-05 More...

Call for papers – Press Start Volume 2 Issue 2


The Editorial Board invite students and recent graduates to submit their work to Press Start – the peer-reviewed student game studies journal – for possible publication in our next issue, due December 2015.

Posted: 2015-08-28 More...

Editorial Board members wanted!

Press Start is looking for up to six new volunteer Editorial Board members. More details...  
Posted: 2015-06-11 More...

Second issue now available

Volume 2 Issue 1 of Press Start is now available!  
Posted: 2015-06-11 More...

Call for papers

Following the successful launch of our first issue, we invite students and recent graduates to submit their work for publication in the second issue of Press Start, due in 2015.  
Posted: 2014-12-15 More...

First issue published

Issue 1 of Press Start is now available!  
Posted: 2014-11-21 More...

Journal launch event

The inaugural issue of Press Start will be launched officially on Friday 28th November 2014.  
Posted: 2014-11-03 More...

Call for papers (and reviewers)

With our Editorial Board in place, we invite submissions from undergraduate and postgraduate students (and from those who have graduated within the last year), from any discipline and from any higher education institution: we are interested in any academic work that relates to video games.  
Posted: 2014-06-19 More...

Call for Reviewers and Editorial Board members

Press Start will launch later this year. Before we issue a call for papers, we need to assemble an editorial team to help run the journal, comprised of Reviewers and an Editorial Board.  
Posted: 2014-06-03 More...